Sports

Thu
22
Jun

Street Heat winners awarded trophies

Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
Winners of the 2017 Market Day’s Street Heat Car Show Saturday are: Low Rider Pre-’75 – Henry Hernandez; Low Rider ’76-Current – Fred Gusman; Antique – Red Kirby; Original Pre-’75 – Phil Landon; Original ’76-Current – Gary Wight; Motorcycle – Dom Collins; Restored – Shannon Lilley; Street Rod – Joe Kimble; Foreign – Carl and Elisa Ginn; Rat Rod – Jason Howell; T-Bucket – Roger Livingston; Muscle Pre-’75 – Mike Lara; Muscle 76-Current – Christopher Lee; Modified Pre-’75 – Adrian Arizendi; Modified 76- Current – Sylvester Mendez; County Judge’s Choice -  Keith Colalille; Mayor’s Choice - Kris Kimble; People’s Choice - Christopher Lee; and Matagorda County Historic Commission – Red Kirby.

Thu
15
Jun

Texas Trio Classic donates to Wellness Matagorda

Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
Members of the Texas Trio Classic joined with Wellness Matagorda last week at Matagorda Regional Medical Center’s rehabilitation and fitness center at the shelter dome. The Texas Trio team was at the dome on a dual mission. First, the group presented Loy Sneary and Renee Savage, Wellness Matagorda’s co-chairs, with an $8,500 check that will go toward the organization’s present project, a countywide aquatics center. Second, Texas Trio was filming all of the features in the MRMC dome, which also received previous Texas Trio donations through Wellness Matagorda. Texas Trio Classic’s annual fishing tournament was held last weekend in Matagorda. Proceeds from the tournament benefit several local charities.

Thu
15
Jun

BCHS hosts girls, boys basketball camp

Sentinel photo by Mike Reddell
Bay City High School’s recent basketball camp for boys and girls, from grades 2-9 drew more than 50 kids under the direction of Blackcat Coach Nathan Janak and Ladycat Coach Marlo Saunders. Janak and Saunders lead the campers through the fundamentals. 

Thu
15
Jun

Texas Trio Classic 2017 Tournament

There were 100 teams participating in the 10th Annual Texas Trio Classic Tournament at Matagorda last Friday and Saturday, June 9-10. The classic, founded by Bay City natives, yearly uses tournament proceeds to benefit local charities. Photos include teams waiting to have their catches weighed and navigating their boats in Matagorda Harbor.  
Bay City Sentinel photo by Mike Reddell 

 

Fri
09
Jun

"County resolution backs WM natatorium project" by: Mike Reddell

   Matagorda County Commissioners Court approved a resolution supporting Wellness Matagorda County’s pursuit of a natatorium to serve the entire county, at the court’s regular meeting Monday, June. 5. 
   The county now joins the City of Bay City in passing resolutions for Wellness Matagorda’s effort to gain county-wide support for a natatorium. 
   The county, city, Matagorda Regional Medical Center and the Bay City Independent School District all are partners in Wellness Matagorda. 
   Wellness Matagorda Co-chairman Loy Sneary said he expected similar resolutions from MRMC and BCISD. 
   “We’re looking at ways to fund this,” Sneary told the court, adding WM is working with GrantWorks on possible grants for the natatorium’s construction. 

Thu
08
Jun

Bay City 7on7 team advances to state tourney

Photo by Mike Foreman, Victoria Advocate
The Bay City Blackcat 7on7 football team qualified for the state tournament for the third straight year at the Cuero tournament June 3.

   The Bay City 7on7 football team has qualified for the state tournament for the third straight year, beating Marion in the semifinal  56-19.
   Bay City went 2-1 in the Cuero State Qualifying Tournament (SQT) June 3. 
   SQTs are held statewide and each qualify two teams in Division 1 for teams competing at the 5A and 6A level, and in Division 2 for 4A or below (public) and all other privates.
    Bay City and Cuero both qualified at the Cuero SQT to advance to the Division 2 state tournament Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30, at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station.
   In the Cuero SQT Pool B consts, Bay City: beat Brazosport 33 to 27; lost to El Campo - after two overtimes - 26 to 34; defeated Hallettsville 49 to 16; and won the semifinal against Marion (from Pool A).
   Cuero won the Pool A battle.

Thu
08
Jun

Aquacats draw crowd for Meet 1 here June 3

Matagorda County swim teams were joined by squads from other counties at the Bay City Aquacats’ Meet No. 1 Saturday, June 3, at the city’s 16th Street pool. At least 200 swimmers, coaches, officials, parents and family filled the pool area - and the front lawn outside for the event.
Sentinel photo by Mike Reddell

Thu
01
Jun

"LCRA camp opens June 12" by: Jessica Shepard

LCRA photo
Members of the 2016 Matagorda Bay Nature Park’s “Summer Day Camp” pose for a quick picture. Campers participated in several activities and games while learning more about Matagorda Bay, wetlands and beach.

  The Matagorda Bay Nature Park’s “Summer Day Camp” is happening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12-30.
   Registration is open to children ages 6-15 and costs $165 per child per week. 
   “Looking for something unique and fun for your child this summer?” said Park Program Coordinator Paige Leadford.
   “It’s a fun-filled three weeks to choose from, each with a different theme around the nature of Matagorda Bay. Campers will kayak, raft, fish, explore the beach, jetties and wetlands, do arts and crafts, pull a seine net, play games and much more!”

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Thu
01
Jun

BCHS Softball All District honors

BCISD photo by Allison Sliva
Bay City High School Ladycat Softball placed eight athletes on All-District teams, and thirteen on the All-District All-Academic team. First Team All District: Abigail Torres and Cheyenne Trevino. Second Team: Drew Gonzales and Hannah Eidlebach. Honorable Mention: Maliyah Griggs, Celeste Rodriguez, Rachel Schwartz and Jazmine Baeza. All-Academic: Juliet Galvan, Drew Gonzales, Maliyah Griggs, Cheyenne Trevino, Hannah Eidlebach, Abigail Torres, Madison Edwards, Abigail Gonzales, Celeste Rodriguez, Rachel Schwartz, Jazmine Baeza, Carizma Barron and Amayah Payton. Head Coach is Amanda Slater.

Thu
25
May

5th grader qualifies for 2017 soccer olympic camp

   Iris DeWitt, right, qualified for the Soccer 2017 Olympic Development Program State team. 
   She will be attending Region III ODP Camp July 6-10 at the University of Montevallo, Ala.
   Iris parents are Leroy and Elida DeWitt. 
   She attends Tenie Holmes and is in the 5th grade and plays for Bay City Venom. 
   Iris also tried out for the Softball 10U USA Elite Select Futures and made one of the four direct selects in the Southeast Region Team. 
   This selection has earned her a roster position on either the American or National League in her age division.
   The Futures All American Games will be played in Kissimmee, Fla., July 31-Aug. 5.
   Iris currently plays for 10U Impact Gold- Jacoby.
Contributed photo

 

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